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四川 - Wiktionary

四川

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Chinese[edit]

four  river; creek; plain river; creek; plain; an area of level country; Sichuan province (abbrev.) simp. and trad.
(四川) Literally: “four mountain passes”.

Etymology[edit]

During the Tang dynasty, the area of what is now Sichuan was administratively divided into three regions based on the main throughfares through the mountains 川道 (“mountain pass (often near a river)”) at the time. During the Song dynasty, these regions were further redivided into four separate regions, giving rise to its modern name.

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四川

  1. (~) Sichuan

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on: 四川 Wikipedia ja Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 せん
Grade: 1 on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

四川 (hiragana しせん, rōmaji Shisen)

  1. Sichuan

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